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Measures of psychosocial factors that may influence help-seeking behaviour in cancer: A systematic review of psychometric properties

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Health Psychology, May 2017
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Title
Measures of psychosocial factors that may influence help-seeking behaviour in cancer: A systematic review of psychometric properties
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Journal of Health Psychology, May 2017
DOI 10.1177/1359105317707255
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Authors

Sonja Kummer, Fiona M Walter, Joseph Chilcot, Suzanne Scott

Abstract

Advanced stage cancer is frequently attributed to delays in presentation to a healthcare professional. To reduce undue delay, it is imperative to understand the reasons underlying help-seeking behaviour and to measure those using valid and reliable tools. This systematic review aimed to identify how studies have measured psychosocial factors affecting time to presentation for (potential) cancer symptoms. A total of 35 studies were included. Most studies failed to use valid and reliable tools, and predominantly provided inconclusive results regarding psychosocial factors and time to presentation when no or minimal psychometric evidence was present. Consequently, measure selection and future measure development should be guided by psychometric principles.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 2 25%
Student > Postgraduate 2 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 25%
Researcher 2 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 3 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 25%
Social Sciences 1 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 13%
Engineering 1 13%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 January 2019.
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